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  • Boy watching TV

    Sitting in front of the TV puts kids in the obesity hotseat

    The simple act of switching on the TV for some downtime could be making a bigger contribution to childhood obesity than we realise, according to new research from the University of South Australia.


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  • Researchers working in Vanuatu work to make sport a path to lifestyle change

    As obesity climbs in Pacific nations, UniSA research probes the effectiveness of health through sport

    Researchers from the University of South Australia and the University of Technology Sydney have been working to develop a sustainable healthy lifestyle model that can be applied in a range of communities where a swag of costly, non-communicable diseases is stretching health budgets and communities to a breaking point.


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  • University of South Australia Cancer Research Institute

    UniSA gets top marks in SA for graduate employment outcomes … again

    UniSA is the number one university in South Australia for graduate employment and graduate satisfaction in the latest graduate outcomes and student experience data from the federal education department.


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  • An artist’s impression of the planned Industry Connections Hub and Education Building (University Boulevard view) at Mawson Lakes.

    Testlab at Mawson Lakes to benefit defence and space industries

    Local space and defence industries will receive a significant boost this year with the establishment of a Testlab at Mawson Lakes to prepare businesses for the fourth industrial revolution, also known as Industry 4.0.


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  • Charlotte Lemmon, 21, inside MOD. on North Terrace (MOD. is located next to Morphett Street bridge).

    Back to story index We asked a UniSA student to review MOD.’s latest exhibition

    This is the next instalment in a series of articles looking at UniSA’s futuristic museum of discovery MOD., through the eyes of people of different ages – particularly younger audiences. MOD’s new exhibition, Waging Peace, prompts visitors to ask: what are your perceptions of peace?


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  • Astronaut in space

    Southern Hemisphere space program blasts off at UniSA

    The Southern Hemisphere Space Studies Program (SHSSP) officially opens at the University of South Australia today, bringing together more than 50 participants from 11 countries.


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  • Dr Vijay Suppiah

    Let’s map our DNA and save billions each year in health costs

    A UniSA scientist has called for Australia to embrace pharmacogenetic (PGx) testing to deliver medication more effectively and slash around $2.4 billion wasted each year through unsafe and ineffective drug prescriptions.


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  • Santos Tour Down Under

    Bioactive components in almonds, grapes and cranberries may improve peak fitness

    Off the back of the festive period, you’d be forgiven for thinking almonds only come covered in chocolate and disappear by the jarful, a familiar source of indulgent pleasure shadowed by lingering guilt.


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